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Sep 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
slurs against israel. >>> turning now to the presidential election. ohio is the center of the political universe today with republican presidential candidate mitt romney and president obama crisscrossing the statement romney kicked things off with a rally the president arrives with the wind at his back. this morning abc news moved ohio from the tossup column to leaning obama that gives the president 255 electoral votes to romney's 206. i need 270 to win the white house. >>> meteorologist mike nicco is ahead with the forecast here now and ahead with the forecast going to get hot? >> it is, 90s returning to parts of the bay area even 70s to the coast. clouds a little slow to dissolve but are breaking free around the bay still have flight arrival delays into sfo. we'll talk about how warm it is going to get. >>> plus, new help for critically ill children. >> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >>> she is fun, fearless and fabulous. we are talking about modern family star sophia vergara she will be a guest on this afternoon's "katie" show. >> katie
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> procrastinators in california can now register to vote as late as election day. governor brown signed legislation allowing same-day registration. the deadline used to be 15 days before election. if voters cannot be verified on spot they would be allowed to cast a provisional ballot to be counted if their information checks out. opponents are worried about being able to verify information in a timely manner. they state could lead to fraud and delays in final vote counts. >> this is being fought in states across the country with mixed results. >>> 5:06. kind of dreamy as you drive golden gate bridge with the misty fog. >> right there on the bridge deck. >>> thickest at the coast trying to spill across the go -- the golden gate bridge you are going to get thicker fog over the next hour or two quarter mile visibility at half moon bay, one and three quarters in santa rosa winds aren't that strong so fog won't spread too much especially north bay valleys west wind along the coast expect some of that fog to move into the bay we'll keep an eye on sfo to see if it creates flight delays like we
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
the election in iowa early voting already underway. this is yesterday in iowa city, 32 other state as will you early voting, including california in 2008, 30% of all votes were cast before election day either by mail or in person. that percentage is expected to be higher this year. >>> congressman todd akin is running for senate in missouri his opponent is incumbent claire mccaskill the two recently debated after he told a newspaper mccaskill was aggressive towards him he said she was more ladylike in her 2006 election than this time around. several democrats are calling the comments demeaning to women. >>> apple's ceo tim cook apologizes for problems with the new map app. apple ended its partnership with gaggle for its maps to make its own application customers who have the new iphone 5 have not been happy. saying the new app is leading them astray. he recommends users download apps from somewhere else the best idea i think download our abc7 waze app. >> that will work. apple shares taking a beating following that apology jane king joins us with that and more. >> here's the reaction
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
local board of election that's notice aid problem, signatures didn't match up and some had information simply made up. >> and last week, the election workers in florida noticing similar problem was voter registration forms, many submitted by a firm hired by republicans and the florida g.o.p. fire that had agency and now, north carolina g.o.p. is following suit. >> there is american airlines says it's found the cause of tests in major jets. >> retailers hoping for a green christmas. holiday shopping outlook, ahead. >> taking a look at traffic now in san francisco. this is really jammed up for drivers and for people heading out of san francisco south looking smooth now >>> taking a look outside right now there is a view of oakland atop mount sutro. highs soared to 93 degrees and spencer christian is coming up with the accu-weather forecast. >> american airlines says improperly installed clamps caused seats to come loose on planes and it's now expanding inspection of jets. there is concern it could be connected to a labor dispute. >> american air lines insists multiple incidents of plane
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
registered to vote just in time for november election. >> we're excited she was a leader. >> and i have my own ideas and i want to make sure that i have a say in that. >> there will be citizens able to vote that same day if they take their certificate to county election office. >> how cool that? >> there is more still to come. the blitz giving the president a big bounce in polls. there is a calculated effort. >> students took a class saving their schools tens of thousands of dollars. stay with us. >>> and tonight, there is another explanation for his rising poll numbers and mark matthews is here with a look at the really hit first strat ji we've been saying that it's going to be a close race ask could boil down to direction of the economy and this campaign figured it could be more important than people think. in the last week of august in the first week in september our attention was focused on conventions, during weeks something else was at play. >> i'm barack obama and i agrieve this message. >> there is a analysts saying ads almost negative defined romney as antimiddle class and anti
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
they hunker down for practice poll show americans overwhelmingly think the debate and election are the president's to lose entitle a new poll this morning, 63% of registered voters expect president obama to win. his biggest lead so far when it comes to expectations. actual support the race is closer president obama leads mitt romney by just two points, 49-47%. that's why the debates could be the pivotal turning point the romney campaign is hoping for. governor christie predicted romney could close the gap with president obama after a strong showing. >> i have confidence when we get to thursday morning you are going to be saying it is a new race. >> reporter: president obama is holding debate prep in nevada, working on keeping his answers short and concise. >> the president has to be president. he killed osama bin laden i think he can stand up to mitt romney. >> reporter: mitt romney keeps hammering the president's foreign policy calling for a new strategy in the mideast saying the obama administration has been at the mercy of events, rather than shaping them. >> juke see the first
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
weeks before the november election mitt romney is taking aim at president obama's foreign policy. and he attacked the president for calling recent attacks in the middle east and muslim protests just a bump in the road he said developments in the middle east are bumps in the road. yes that. is my reaction. bumps in the road? we had an ambassador assassinated. >> the president did not comment on foreign affairs when taping an appearance on the view today. he took the opportunity to slam romney on his 60 minutes interview when asked if it was fair that he paid a lower tax rate than a person making $50,000 a year he said yes. that is fair and he said that is the way you've got economic growth. i have a different vision about how to grow an economy its the first time the president and first lady appeared together on the view. >> there is a major riot broke out in an electronics plant in china resulting in a shut down prof dux. it's about 300 miles from bejing, one of many owned by the electronics manufacturer fox con. apple one of the key customers. ba. c 7 news joins us live. >> it's an i
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Sep 30, 2012 11:35pm EDT
captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- . >> only 37 days into the -- until the election, but this three days before the first presidential debate. >> most believe it will be a crucial night for romney. >> president obama and arrived today in nevada for three bang days of what campaign -- three days of what campaign aides are calling debate camp. >> i believe in you. i ask you to keep on believing in me. >> the president and romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddled with senior advisers to prepare for the showdown in denver. in recent days, campaigns have been bending over backward to complement their opponents and downplay expectations. new jersey governor chris christie said a high bar for romney. >> this is the first moment when the american people can see these two guys by side, letting out their visions unfiltered. i think that will be a powerful moment for mitt romney. >> obama senior advisers said they are preparing. >> they have been practicing for months. i am sure they will have a lot of clever lines, but that is not the american people are looking fo
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
majority of registered voters think president obama will be re-elected. the poll found 63% expect obama to win. 56% of potential voters expect the president to win the debate. karen travers has a look at how both parties are preparing for the first debate on wednesday. >> president obama arrived in nevada for three days of what campaign aids are calling debate camp. he took a break to rally supporters in that critical battleground state. >> i believe in you, and i ask you to keep on believing in me. >> both the president and mitt romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddle with senior advisors to prepare for wednesday's high stakes showdown in november. aids to both campaigns have been bending over backwards to come compliment their opponent and downplay expectations. kris chris -- chris christie set a high bar for romney. >> this is the first time america can see these guys side by side laying out their visions unfiltered. it will be a powerful moment for mitt romney. >> they are preparing for mitt romney to come armed. >> they have been practicing the zingers for months
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
state cam--- camp out, eager voters not waiting until election day to cast their ballots. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> welcome back. live doppler over the last three hours dry across the entire state high pressure is dominating the weather across the state. near record high today tahoe 80, mid to upper 90s yosemite, chico, los angeles 100 around fresno and sacramento big sur sunshine 85 today, eight -- eight three san diego, 109 in palm springs. would you like to win $49,000? abc 7 is about to make someone $49,000 richer go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us click the win $49,000 button to enter we'll announce the winner october 18th. if you already like us, you still have say chance go to facebook page and click that button. that will take you right to the page where you can enter. good luck. >>> too bad we can't enter, good luck to you. >> we are not eligible neither is josh elliot but he has what is coming up on "go
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> still ahead, -- -- 41 days until election day race heating up. live picture from ohio one of the swing states that both candidates are hitting hard. romney speaking now the president will be there later on. new polls could be causing concerns inside the romney campaign. we'll tell you more. >>> the shooting investigation bringing traffic to a crawl during the height of the evening commute in the east bay. >>> good morning. high temperatures today. coast partly sunny upper 50s to low 60s, 64 in san francisco with more sunshine towards the bay most of the bay hazy upper 60s to low 70s. 70s and 80s eastern seaboard, 60s and 70s seattle and portland all major airports on time except sfo, 53 minute flight arrival delays.ú >> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >>> good morning. welcome it is:30 on this wednesday september 26th. you are looking live from our hd roof cam maybe starting to see a little light in the sky there. mike is going to tell us where it is cloudy this morning. don't -- he'll have the full story i'm katie marzullo in for kristen
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
register to vote on election day. abc 7 news joins us to talk about the taus of that as well as terms. >> supporters of same day registration say this will improve democracy. california has among lowest voter registration and participation rates in the country. >> that means is that our election system isn't accurately capturing the opinions and minds of voters so we're not making best decision that's we could be. >> and saying it's a sacred right of every citizen, the governor signed a bill allowing californians to register to vote up to, and including election day with realtime verification through a yet to be built data base. the current deadline is 15 days before an election. if voters can't be verified on the spot they'd allowed to cast a provisional ballot. california common sauce says could boost role rols by 8%. >> and there are thousands of people who miss the deadline or show up only to find there has been a problem. >> last week california launched a system allowing voters to register online. and there is a governor brown lobbed other states,. >> republicans oppose the vote
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
important to you in the ledge? >> -- election? >> for leonardo dicaprio, celebrities are all over this public service announcement urging voters to use social media to express important issues in the upcoming election. and for more news p pictures go to otrc.com. >> so maybe crime does pay. the guns owned by bonnie and clyde sold over the weekend for more than half a million dollars. and this brought $2264,000. and the guns were a.warded to police officer that's ambushed and killed them in 1934. >> just ahead challenges as both candidates prepare for their first debate. >> there is rumors revenge and a murder plot. phone conver sayings say prove a social studies teach >>> the heat is on you're looking at ocean beach, temperatures climbed into the 80s, some cities including santa rosa are seeing triple digit temperatures now there is the hottest day of the year in san francisco so far. and we're live in oakland there is also a lot like summer out there. >> this is hotter, now, the east bay had highest temperatures in antioch and livermore as expected were hottest places. i know because
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
month's election which would require labels on genetically engineered food. new poll finds 61% of registered voters back the ballot measure, 25% opposed, 14% undecided. if passed prop 37 would make california the first state in the nation to require labels on genetically engineered crops or processed foods. >>> this morning tentative agreement in place to bring nfl refs back in time for tonight's game in baltimore. the deal calls for the refs to get more money, they did compromise on a pension plan. stay with the abc7 morning news we'll have much more coming up. an eight year deal. >> i think so. that cheer you heard coming out of green bay, bring back the regular -- 6:06 time for a look at the weather. >>> winds to start off, air stagnant calm conditions a lot of reason why we are seeing with longer nights more moisture build-up and create fog west wind sfo pulling in some of that thicker fog from the coast right now one of the reasons why you are going to have to deal with it through at least 10:00 this morning. pacifica 62° oakland 74, technically not summer but we have a summ
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
resolution. a vote is expected on election day, november 6th. >>> up next, comcast is slashing jobs and closing call centers and moving out of the bay area. why the cable provider is heading for greener pastures. >> also here, look, ma, no hands. california makes it legal, but how soon will we really see these driverless cars. >> and lady gaga is talking about her body. her confession and call to action to her fans. and then late other "nightline." >> carolyn and dan, coming up next, the home makeover, how an expert's cheap and easy tips helped one couple increase the value of their home by tens of thousands of dollars. plus looking for latter day love. what it takes to win the heart >>> thousands of people are wondering what they will do for a living come this summer. comcast is closing all three of its call centers in the state. abc7 news reporter john alston is here with the impact on workers and the customers. >> carolyn, 600 jobs will disappear from the bay area and hundreds more from sacramento. it has revived the complaints and the debate about the cost of doing business in calif
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 11:00am PDT
paranoid theories and slurs against israel. >>> turning now to the presidential election. ohio is the center of the political universe today with republican presidential candidate mitt romney and president obama crisscrossing the statement romney kicked things off with a rally the president arrives with the wind at his back. this morning abc news moved ohio from the tossup column to leaning obama that gives the president 255 electoral votes to romney's 206. i need 270 to win the white house. >>> meteorologist mike nicco is ahead with the forecast here now and ahead with the forecast going to get hot? >> it is, 90s returning to parts of the bay area even 70s to the coast. clouds a little slow to dissolve but are breaking free around the bay still have flight arrival delays into sfo. we'll talk about how warm it is going to get. >>> plus, new help for critically ill children. former san francisco 49er steve young's charity [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes,
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Sep 27, 2012 4:00pm PDT
time to register to vote for the upcoming election. uc berkeley chancellor gave the address at the carry moan. he's from canada. >> good news, national football league will have referees this weekend and the play from the game was the straw ta broke the back. the nfl and union reached an eight year agreement and gives more money and gives the league an option to replace bad reps. >> so you never want to see a game ended on a controversial play but this happens in sports. sports aren't perfect. life isn't perfect. >> there we're learning one of the victims sexual lay bused as a child signed a book deal. helping to launch the investigation that led to the conviction on child sex abuse charges. the 1-year-old will reveal his identity when the book is released. >> there are crews working to put a fire out that is now conzpaind it began over the weekend near mexico border and burned four scare miles destroying 11 homes. >> there is a warm up here, let's check on the forecast. >> there is low 90s inland valleys, there is fog and temperatures into 50s, here is the forecast tonight. as you
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 1:05am PDT
cannot post the signs unless the council approves a resolution. a vote is expected on election day, november 6th. >>> up next, comcast is slashing jobs and closing call centers and moving out of the bay area. why the cable provider is heading for greener pastures. >> also here, look, ma, no hands. california makes it legal, but how soon will we really see these driverless cars. >> and lady gaga is talking about her body. her confession and call to action to her fans. and then late other "nightline." >> carolyn and dan, coming up next, the home makeover, how an expert's cheap and easy tips helped one couple increase the value of their home by tens of thousands of dollars. plus looking for latter day love. what it takes to win the heart of the [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant wond
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
obama to win the election. his biggest lead so far when it comes to expectations. looking at actual support among likely voters the race is closer. president obama leads mitt romney by two points 49-47%. >>> i have absolute confidence when we get to thursday morning you are going to say it is a new race. >> the president has to be the president he killed osama about weather i think he can stand up to mitt romney but he has to relax. >>> meantime, mitt romney continues to hammer away at president obama's foreign policy. in an editorial, romney calls for a new mideast strategy. see that first debate right here on abc7. live debate courtroom begins at 6 p.m. this wednesday. >>> oracle president gives today's keynote at the annual world conference in san francisco. last night the ceo ellison wowed 10,000 guests by announcing three new cloud-based products to help process fastest yet. just getting word that nokia and oracle have reached a mapping deal to try to come beat with google and apple an details coming out at the conference today. >> hewlett-packard will unveil its new tablet aim
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
brazilian election law. there is a rejection on responsibility for content posted on you tube. >> presidential candidates will have a thousand new voters to win over this november. >> more than 1200 people took the oath this morning at oakland paramount theater. the chancellor gave the key note address and is from canada, becoming a citizen last year. today's new citizens able to register in time for the upcoming presidential election. congratulations to them. >> and governor has sign aid new bill designed to help rescued animals keeping them alive as investigators investigate neglect and hoarding cases. before that law they may have been put down to free up space in sqlerlts and the bill will speed up the investigation process. >> there is crews out fogging in brentwood to prevent the spread of west nile virus in an area that is boarded there on the map this, is just after confran confirmed its first human case since 2005. and there are officials believe he was infected in the city or another bay area county. >> there is another native drawing crowds in oakland it's not the w
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
pivotal with only five weeks until election day. the first debate will focus on the economy and domestic policy. both took a break tuesday, with mitt romney grabbing a bite to eat in denver, president obama visited the hoover dam for the first time. >> the president: it is spectacular. >> reporter: both relied heavily on their running mates to lead their campaign. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that has been buried the last four years. >> reporter: it didn't take long for republican vice presidential hopeful ryan to pounce on that comment. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been "buried." we agree. >> reporter: the latest poll shows the race for president is still close. which means every word and gesture tonight could impact the election. after a couple of coin tosses last night we learned president obama will be taking the first question. mitt romney will deliver the final closing argument. brandi hitt, abc7 news. >>> do we expect things to be cordial tonight or sniping? >> reporter: i think they are goi
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
hundred people turned out to voice opposition to the new jail. >>> the election is 42 days from now. californians will in a few years be able to register to vote the same day election day. governor brown signed a bill allowing same-day registration yesterday. the old deadline and current deadline is 15 days before an election. if voters cannot be verified on the spot they will be allowed to cast a professional ballot counted if the information checks out it won't start until 2016. when it does, supporters say it could boost voter rolls by 8%. 0 nopes are worried about fraud. >>> are you watching your facebook stock? trending down again closed down more than 9% yesterday to $20.79 a share, this comes after financial magazine baron's announced the stock is still too pricey and could fall further. stay with the abc7 morning news in our next half hour we go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange and see what the stock is doing at that point. >>> i wouldn't say our temperatures are plunging, but they have been cool for this time of year. >> they have been. mike is checking the
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
dismissed him as a light weight. this comes in the new memoir total recall. saying the recall election that landed him in the governor's chair would never happen adding condoleezza rice was his choice in 2006. >> the battle over vaccinating school children. there is a bill right now that would add another step for parents that don't want their kids getting that shot. >> in a last ditch effort parents rallied and urged him to veto a bill requiring parents to get a professional's signature in order to opt out of getting their children vaccinated. telling stories of how they believe their kids suffered major health problems. >> this bem take as way our right to choose what we deem is best for our children. i didn't know what had been done to my child. >> with the help of rob snyder a democrat, who joined republican lawmakers in opposing the bill. >> the state has no authority to restrict or eliminate a parent's right to exempt their child from vac yeenz or medical procedure. >> one of the country's leading experts in pediatric infections says it's tough to compete with a celebrity with a
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Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
vote in the last election, the dave matthews band is hope tolling inspire you. >> the band put out this song and other artists have their own songs geared towards voters as well. and the governor signed legislation to allow voters to register until election day. and deadline to register to vote here is october 22. >> and there is stars hitting white carpet. >> here is rachel smith with the scoop. >> it's been 19 years since the nightmare before christmas. seven years since corpse bride. now, we caught wupt director with the star-studded cast of franken weenie last night at the white carpet premier. >> great to work with people i haven't worked with like winona rider and mark landis. i had a great time reconnecting with them. >> he's the best and i love him so much. i would anything for him. >> the story is he megsal and funny. >> and and we've waited all summer and dancing with the stars is back. the 13 all stars hit the dance floor last night. the judges put the team in second. >> i'm sad. there is no other place to go but down. and i'm excited. >> and one team will be sent home,
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
spread to nearby brush so crews are keeping an eye on it. >>> presidential election takes place five weeks from tropical depression. president obama and mitt romney are practicing for the first debate tomorrow night. the stage is being set at the university of denver, romney will need a stellar performance to turn the tide of polling that has him trailing the president in many of the nine battleground states expected to decide the elect. last night in denver, romney previewed one of his lines of tack. >> we've had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8%. what he does the president have to say? he says forward. i think forewarned is a better turn. >> as for president obama, he took a break from practice debate yesterday to visit workers at a nevada campaign office, making a few calls to voters. abc news will buy you live coverage starting at 6:00 right here. >>> if you are flying with spirit airlines you want to pay attention to a new rule. airlines says f you don't pay for your carry-on in advance you will have to pay $100, at the gate for each piece. spirit is one of the few car
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
battleground states. >> reporter: there are two ways the election can be viewed. one, american, one vote that adds up to the nation al popular vote. >> if you look at the national polls i'm tied. >> reporter: those national polls do show a dead heat. neither candidate has been able to open up and sustain a significant lead name is not how a presidential election is won. it comes down to the electoral college. each state signed a number of votes. the process became infamous in the 2000 race between bush and gore. gore won the popular vote, bush won the electoral college after a bitter legal battle. the fight for the white house comes down to a handful of states where candidates are focusing. ohio getting the most attention frequent campaign stops tons of ads. the obama campaign has spent more than 40 million dollars in ads in ohio. romney campaign more than 20 million in three critical battleground states president obama is in the lead. romney campaign says their internal polling in those states shows a tighter race. >> they have to plant a flag in ohio and fight like crazy many >> r
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Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
do the rest of your life. >> well, first 0things first here. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick lee marked this event by dining with don at san francisco johns grill. lots of memory tonight for don including racing to breaking news story on the first day at abc 7 news with photographer who broke a few rules along the way. >> we went from the station to the fairmount hotel actually in reverse at 50 miles an hour. i'm serious. >> why was he doing that. >> because transmission was out in the car. very old cars the then. >> don says that story never even aired. but of course plenty more did during
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
gets the ball back. >> if the election were held today, an associated press poll shows mr. obama well within reach of the 270 electoral votes needed for a win with ohio and iowa now among the states he would carry. romney would need to quickly gain the upper hand in nearly all of the nine states where he and the president are competing the hardest. >>> you can see the first debate between mitt romney and president obama right here on abc7. abc news, your voice, your vote. live debate coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. this wednesday. the u.s. supreme court will begin their new term tomorrow and the justices may weigh in on proposition 8. just as clarence thomas and colleagues attended a red mass at the cathedral in washington d.c., the church hosts the annual mass to pray for the judges. the court will hear arguments on october 10th that could further limit or even end affirmative action for college admission. also an appeal to sustain prop 8 could be heard in november. california voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage four years ago. >>> a messy situation on stage proves justin bi
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
into the -- until the election one day until tomorrow's debate. tahman bradley has the latest on the last minute preps. >> reporter: the stage is almost ready at the university of denver where tomorrow night, president obama and mitt romney will go head-to-head during the first presidential debate. last night in denver romney previewed one of his lines of attack. >> we've had 43 straight months of unemployment above 8% what does the president have to say? he says forward. i think for warned is a better term. -- forewarned is a better term. >> reporter: romney is trailing the president in the polls, the candidate has spent many hours practicing he will huddle with advisers again. >> he's playing barack obama in these mock debates, i don't like him very much any more. >> reporter: president obama took a break from practice yesterday to visit a campaign office and make a few calls to unsuspecting voters. >> the president: andrea, this is barack obama, how are you? that's right. >> reporter: with it was a brief break for the president who like romney has been rehearsing for days. senator
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
election. and both campaigned today. the president seized on momentum, linking romney to comments that 47% of americans are victims who have been depending on the government. >> i don't believe we can get far with leader who's write off half of the nation as victims. i don't see a lot of victims i see hard working ohioins. that is what i see. >> near clearland romney tried to repair the damage, expressing empathy, claiming policies would help get them back to work. >> cutting through words you can look at record. and when you can see policies that have not created the jobs america needs, then, you know it's time to choose a new leader. get a new coach. get america growing again. >> history says it's a must win for romney. >> and a tv you tell to change channels. and those are just some ideas out of a lab in palo alto for your smart phone or tab blet. there is at and t calls it a foundry. but it's producing new apps that tap into today's high speed wireless networks one idea started just six weeks ago. this is to use a tablet to monitor their vitals realtime. there is another promoting dri
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Sep 25, 2012 1:05am PDT
. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick lee marked this event by dining with don at san francisco johns grill. lots of memory tonight for don including racing to breaking news story on the first day at abc 7 news with photographer who broke a few rules along the way. >> we went from the station to the fairmount hotel actually in reverse at 50 miles an hour. i'm serious. >> why was he doing that. >> because transmission was out in the car. very old cars the then. >> don says that story never even aired. but of course plenty more did during the career that included just about everything. i mean besides rep
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
eye state its all about one battle ground state. >> there is an election going on in ohio. >> it was a brawl. and the president and mitt romney fighting for attention and votes. the. >> now there is a choichls my opponent would gut education to pay for more tax breaks for the wealthy. no family should have to set aside an college acceptance letter because they don't have the money. >> romney made a case why he can turn the economy around. >> what i want to do is bring jobs back to america so our people have good working opportunities to provide for them selfs and their kids, and their futures. >> and there are contenders working to lock down support now. >> this is starting october 2, six days from now... you can get to start voting. >> now, the president has a clear edge. abc 7 news took a call from the toss up column. ohio trending obama for weeks and one poll has him up 10 points. yesterday advisors seemed to suggest their own polling shows a tighter race. >> there is when i trust number autos no republican won the white house without ohio. soon, the campaign may have to decide if
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in california. all positions are one day assignments and pay between $125 and $170. for more information on how to apply, just go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. >>> critical mass events are continuing throughout the weekend in more than 300 cities worldwide as the group celebrates two decades of pushing for cyclist rights. and a farewell bike ride is set for tomorrow afternoon beginning at 16th and valencia, and going to ocean beach. no arrests after yesterday's massive rides through san francisco as thousands of cycling supporters took to the streets during the evening commute. bay area moms are supporting a georgia mother who was kicked out of a restaurant after refusing to breastfeed her baby in the restroom. this nurse in got under way at this appleby's in alameda. mothers' right to choose is behind it. >> it is to support a mother who was kicked out of a georgia appleby's for breastfeeding her child. th
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
abc news poll finds that a majority of registered voters think president obama will be re-elected. the poll found 63% expect obama to win. 56% of potential voters expect the president to win the debate. karen travers has a look at how both parties are preparing for the first debate on wednesday. >> president obama arrived in nevada for three days of what campaign aids are calling debate camp. he took a break to rally supporters in that critical battleground state. >> i believe in you, and i ask you to keep on believing in me. >> both the president and mitt romney will hunker down over the next few days as they huddle with senior advisors to prepare for wednesday's high stakes showdown in november. aids to both campaigns have been bending over backwards to come compliment their opponent and downplay expectations. kris chris -- chris christie set a high bar for romney. >> this is the first time america can see these guys side by side laying out their visions unfiltered. it will be a powerful moment for mitt romney. >> they are preparing for mitt romney to come armed. >> they have be
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in california. all positions are one day assignments and pay between $125 and $170. for more information on how to apply, just go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. >>> critical mass events are continuing throughout the weekend in more than 300 cities worldwide as the group celebrates two decades of pushing for cyclist rights. and a farewell bike ride is set for tomorrow afternoon beginning at 16th and valencia, and going to ocean beach. no arrests after yesterday's massive rides through san francisco as thousands of cycling supporters took to the streets during the evening commute. bay area moms are supporting a georgia mother who was kicked out of a restaurant after refusing to breastfeed her baby in the restroom. this nurse in got under way at this appleby's in alameda. mothers' right to choose is behind it. >> it is to support a mother who was kicked out of a georgia appleby's for breastfeeding her child. the cops were called on her for that. >> appleby's issued an official s
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm PDT
say the video slander a candidate running in a mayor election. the judge ordered the remavl of the video last week but google is revving and says it is appealing. google says it is not responsible for the coming f content posted on the site. >> other world news. severe weather flooding across britain hundreds of homes evacuated and dozens of cars abandoned. heavy rain didn't let up since sunday and rivers across the uk overflowing the bank. forecas forecasters say more bad weather is on the way. >>> sound like rolling thunder in syria is actually an explosion. several bombs were detonated in a ask which the current rejaime turned into military headquarters. human rights group in sir why says 20 people were injured. >>> china launched the first aircraft carrier though it won't carry any planes. at least not for the time being. carrier purchased from ukraine without its engines weaponry or navigation systems. it's going to be used for testing and training supposedly but not used in military action. >>> all right. more to bring you on 7 news at 9:00. south bay muslim trying for years
KOFY
Sep 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
going to do the rest of your life. >> well, first 0things first here. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick lee marked this event by dining with don at san francisco johns grill. lots of memory tonight for don including racing to breaking news story on the first day at abc 7 news with photographer who broke a few rules along the way. >> we went from the station to the fairmount hotel actually in reverse at 50 miles an hour. i'm serious. >> why was he doing that. >> because transmission was out in the car. very old cars the then. >> don says that story never even aired. but of course plenty more did
KOFY
Sep 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
unless the council approves a resolution. a vote is expected on election day, november 6th. >>> up next, comcast is slashing jobs and closing call centers and moving out of the bay area. why the cable provider is heading for greener pastures. >> also here, look, ma, no hands. california makes it legal, but how soon will we really see these driverless cars. >> and lady gaga is talking about her body. her confession and call to action to her fans. and then late other "nightline." >> carolyn and dan, coming up next, the home makeover, how an expert's cheap and easy tips helped one couple increase the value of their home by tens of thousands of dollars. plus looking for latter day love. what it takes to win the he [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant wonderin
KOFY
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
last 60 days before the election. if the discount apply only to candidates political parties and outside groups like super pack thief they are not entitled. "washington post"reports that in ohio 30 second slot this cost obama campaign 125 dollars is costing conservative super pack 900 dollars. romney to get that discounted rate as we have reported much of the money that romney raised has been from high dollar donor. going to the rnc. not to romney campaign. >> people representing room any have to spend 3 to 5 teams as much than obviously you have got only one-third or 1 quarter or one-fifth the number of ads you can run. >>reporter: hear about the big convention the president got that romney didn't. there were other factors at play. we are in the seeing those political ads either for the president or mitt romney here if california but in the swing states, they sure are. in the newsroom, abc 7 news. >>> president obama is expected to draw a big crowd when he breaks away from the swing state on october 8. organizers issued a price list for the appearance at the auditorium. 100 doll
KOFY
Sep 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >>> election now 43 days away and today governor brown signed a bill allowing californians to register to vote up to and including election day. the current dead line is 15 days before an election. now if voters can't be verified on the spot they will be allowed to cast provisional ballot which will be counted if the information checks out. california common cause says this could boost voter roll by 8%. opponent are worried about fraud. >>> presidential campaign trail today comments from both sides about what the u.s. must do next to stop iran. jake has more from the united nations in new york. >> as president obama arrives in new york city today mitt romney was focused on comments the president made to 60 minutes about whether recent events in the muslim world gave mr. obama pause about supporting the arab spring movement. president said no. >> i was pretty certain that continue to be pretty certain there will be bumps in the roa road. >> in colorado today the republican thom knee berated the president accusing him of down playing serious threats. >> he said the development in the mid
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